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points and could get no closer than two and james johnson and virginia tech losing the three of the four games and out west, taking on byu and he hits the three, a career high 29 points in the first half a lone. up 17. the next possession off of themis and with that effort and that putback. the second half, how about mor. the rebound to davies and inside with a career high 42 on the day and virginia tech falls to byu, 97-71 and hokies open up acc play next saturday hosting maryland. >>> and off the wall is coming up next. there is one thing to talk about this week. >> and that is about it sunday night. who is going to win? >> and i am going to make a official prediction. >> wisdom martin phone call coming up. >> locked and loaded after the break. >> no doubt. >> set your house on. >> whatever. share everything. share brotherly love. share one up's. mom ? mom ? the share everything plan. lets your family share a pool of data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a spectrum 2 by lg for $49.99 i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a
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. >> aurora, virginia tech, oak creek. we hear from those who have lost the most. >> from the global resources of abc news with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is a special edition of "nightline." tragedy at sandy hook. the search for solutions. >> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. at 9:30 this morning, church bells across america rang out in a moment of national silence. one chime for each victim of the tragedy that struck newtown, connecticut, one week ago. yet even as this nation comes together to mourn, we remain deeply divided. all weeknight line has dedicated our broadcast to examining the complex relationship between america and its guns. tonight the most divisive day yet. here's my coanchor, terry moran. >> reporter: in newtown this morning, silence, one week after the children screaming and the madman shooting. sigh length across the country. silence in the oval office. and that ancient marker of mourning and remembrance, church bells. [ bells tolling ] >> reporter: the pain is still raw, the horror still fresh. but in washington the debate is alre
behind. if you're going to go on this hike, how could you not take him along? >> see how virginia tech students conquer their own tradition next. >>> and as you look at this video, ask yourself. >> where is the dark stiff lord supposed to go to get i'm done! "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser so you don't have to get down on your hands and knees to scrub away tough, dried-on stains. hey, do you guys think i'm "momtacular" or "momtrocious"? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. now with the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser. >>> it's a bit of a tradition for virginia tech students to go on a two-mile hike to the cascades. thousands of students, except justin gray. >> some article was written about him, and dubbed him the ultimate hokie. we were joking how he's the ultimate hokie but he's never got to the cascades. >> justin is a paraplegic, in a wheel cheer. >> his longtime friend had an idea. >> i could probably get some of my friends, some of your fri
not take him along? >> see how virginia tech students conquer their own tradition next. >>> and as you look at this video, ask yourself. >> where is the dark stiff lord supposed to go to get , they can give me a plan. - help me through the rough spots. - so you're ready to... quit? everyone wants me to quit-- my doctor, my wife, the dog. - not good for the dog. - anyone else? hmm? what? anyone else want you to quit? me! i want me to quit. tdd# 800-933-4833 - ( rings ) - woman: smokers' helpline. oh, hi, it's me. >>> it's a bit of a tradition for virginia tech students to go on a two-mile hike to the cascades. thousands of students, except justin gray. >> some article was written about him, and dubbed him the ultimate hokie. we were joking how he's the ultimate hokie but he's never got to the cascades. >> justin is a paraplegic, in a wheel cheer. >> his longtime friend had an idea. >> i could probably get some of my friends, some of your friends and carry him up there. >> the motto at virginia techs is that i may serve. so this guy and a bunch of his friends got together and figured out a
are with them in pray. >> the virginia tech community is showing respect and their helmets will have stickers honoring the total number of victims from the sandy hook elementary school and the virginia tech. >>> the busill cuis the oldest nation catholic building and the history is part of what makes it is special place. >> it is one of the two most holiest days of year and we always come to mass on christmas or christmas eve. it is nice ceremony and it is nice with the choir. >> it has been able to remain open during the repairs prom the hurricane. sometimes it is easy to forget a a lot of people don't celebrate christmas. jewish people were full of the holiday spirits and people were busy making care packages that contain water bottles, but volunteers they that is not what the people appreciated the most. >> you can see see wanted to be part of the holiday spirit and someone to wish her a happy holiday. >> 1500 care packages were made and delivered to local shelters and soup kitchens. >>> kids ask for all kinds of things from santa clause and he had a tall order for a 4-year-old in south ca
. this is not as rare as people might think. there is a virginia tech 30 to 34 americans die every day due to gun violence. the courage and dignity that he had to deal with there is on a regular basis in newark. what gets me most frustrated is that we all agree in america. if you work with gun owners. we have a republican pole ster to poll gun owners and nra members and you get 70 to 90% common sense issue that we could do to make our country safer. roughly 40% of the guns sold in america are sold in a secondary market private sales. there is no registration at all. you can get someone who can't get on a plane but they can buy weapons. overwhelmingly 84% of gun owners in america believe that should change. changing that alone makes a difference. one out of two women he that are murdered with a gun are murdered with someone that they know well. in states that don't allow people to trade in private gun shows, that number drops by 40%. those people who have domestic violence abuse -- >> you have had a lot of experience with guns in your career it seems to be a natural vice si crisis. you have had si
suddenly." virginia tech was the site of a mass shooting five years ago where 32 people were shot and killed on a college campus. another 17 people were shot and survived. the president of virginia tech said today, "we of the greater virginia tech community know from our experience of the unending sorrow and horror that has now descend on the newtown, connecticut community." tim kaine, he said today, "our commonwealth knows too well the pain of senseless gun violence." colin goddard, who survived the virginia tech massacre, he still has three bullets in him that were fired that day. he said today on msnbc, "i'm still trying to wrap my head around the mass shooting that happened in oregon earlier this week. when i saw this morning that this had happened, i sunk in my chair. you really cannot do justice to what these kids and what these teachers have just experienced." in the classroom where colin goddard was shot at virginia tech, there were 17 people in that classroom. only seven of them survived. two dozen kids were shot and wounded in a high school cafeteria in springfield, oreg
-- we've had virginia tech as horrifying as all of these incidences are, i think no one seeing the face of that little boy who presumably should not have been interviewed in the first place, but was clearly in shock and was trying to cope with the emotion of what he had just experienced. >> right. there is, you know, as -- i talk to my own kids and i talk to other kids. there is such an age of curiosity. my guess is that that last young man was probably 6 years old or so, and, you know, there's a tremendous amount of curiosity in the most basic ways about why something like this would happen. i don't think we can answer that any better as adults thinking about it, but there would be a lot of questions and i suspect there's principals around the country is that -- >> we are seeing this could be the press conference with the law enforcement officials. it's not about -- it's about to start. they're setting up the microphones. as soon as they are ready to go, we're going to go with them. you can see also that from those aerial shots that they are still making sure that the area is secure. p
and virginia tech as in virtually every single case that the secret service conducted. is it is preceded by an undiagnosed and untreated menal illness. we need to be careful with information that over the last 24 hours, increasing information came in from family members, from friends and from students. that adam lanza as you have mentioned was disturbed and removed, and isolated and the fact matter is, like aurora, like arizona, like virginia tech, that is the key diagnostic sign of someone who is 20 years old of a machine who is delusional. and riulent and parinoid and able to commit such a horrific act. most schizophrenia people are not riulent but it is what we have seen in homes and what we may see in this case. >> doctor as you pointed out. we may see in this case. and you point to significant patterns. nthere eing signs. nthere are, but how should we navigate this? we want to provide and explain a bit of what happened here but don't want to use diagnosiss to justify the actions. help us with that. >> it is it very clear way of justifying diagnosis do not justify and as long as we t
. >> and it was a rough season first virginia tech football team who barely earned a bowl bid by winning the final two games n. doing so, the hokies are the sixth program in history to reach a bowl in 20 consecutive seasons. >>> 6 and 6 is the worst record in 20 years. ties virginia tech and rutgers and in orlando. the second place from scrimmage, thomas not ready for the snap and sails by him and tries to track it down and is unable to make the recovery. green with the touchdown and right now, in the second quarter, virginia tech trails 10-0 and finally, wizards host the match tonight and. >> thank you very much, lindsay. tmz is next. 
think. there's a virginia tech, so to speak, 30 to 30 americans dying every day to violence. fortunately the courage that he showed there is something they have to deal with on a regular basis in newark. what gets me most frustrated is that we all agree in america. if you work with gun owners. i work with the coalition of gun owners, we used a republican pollster to poll gun owners and nra members, you get from 70 to 90%, depending on the common sense issue we could do that would make our country safer. let me give you one example. roughly 40% of the guns sold in america are sold in what's called the secondary market, in other words, private sales. where there's no federal registration at all, where people with criminal backgrounds, where you could get somebody on the terrorist, no-fly list who can't get on a plane, but could go to the secondary market and buy weapons. overwhelmingly 84% of gun owners -- 82% of gun owners in america believe that should change. changing that alone makes a difference. i'll give you the specific example how. up with out of two women that are murdered with a
thing that stops us is our will. >>> on april 16th, 2007, 32 people were killed at virginia tech when a fellow student went on a shooting rampage before turning the gun on himself following that massacre. then governor tim cain signed legislation. it was a measure that contained bipartisan support including the backing of the then republican attorney general and now republican governor bob mcdonald. good morning. >> good morning, chuck. >> implementing that law has not been as easy as getting it passed. explain why it's been difficult to implement this issue on trying to identify the issue of mental health in dealing with a gun issue. >> i was attorney general then. i worked very closely with the first 30 days went to virginia tech and talked to a number of people. within 30 days, we have an executive order that we helped draft and design and make sure that if you were adjudicated but you got outpatient treatment, you still reported that. >> but that's the issue. you have to be adjudicated. >> true. true. >> and so is there anything more within the bounds of the constitution -- >> tha
. >> what a great scene that will be on sunday. virginia tech played rutgers in the russell athletic ball. it was a sloppy offensive but tenaciously defensive ball game. watch logan thomas. fuller lays it in there. touchdown. they beat the rutgers in overtime. 20 straight bowl games for the coach. nice win tonight for virginia tech. cgi of. it is friday, and the wizards get their fourth win of the year. the wizards got a standing ovation from fans at verizon. washington snapped an eight game losing streak. crawford came off the bench to win 37. the wizards played tough defense, rebound well. the wizards, the orlando 105-97. in florida, how about this guy? he is 10 years old and plays varsity basketball. keep an eye on number four. the little guy can shoot. this is not a joke. he plays for a private school, not governed by florida high school athletic association rules. his dad is the coach, and crazy as it is, the kid can flat out and play. there may be a little hockey after all. the nhl has upped its offer to the players association for the first time in a month. they have been steadfast
ridge, who also served on te review panel to study the virginia tech shooting which claimed the lives of 32 people. good to have you with this. let's strt with the culver legislation here, senator dianne feinstein is putting forward something that looks very familiar to you which is the assault weapons ban which he supported when you were in congress back in 1994. what are your thoughts? >> i think it certainly understandable, predictable that the first focuses on the instruments of this tragedy, the instruments of war, and those of the firearms and the guns. i think, and i hear reread to pinpoint. this is a game changer. i heard the same language upper columbine and virginia tech and the or shootings. we hear it again. unless we take a far more comprehensive look at the root causes of some of this violence, a single piece of legislation is going to do very little. it may do some and have some impact on reducing the risk of further tragedy such as this, but the effect will be limited. we have to talk about other rights and challenges, the right to privacy, mental health record i do th
. remember him from virginia tech. down 14-7. taylor fakes the handoff, and ravens are up 14- 13. mobile quarterback. six minutes to go. ravens down 2 and taylor going to get this one tipped and picked by dunlap. look at the foot work there. 14yards to the house. ravens lose, 23-14. baltimore hosts indianapolis next sunday at 1:00 p.m. >>> inspirational moment as a coach returns to the field after his battle with leukemia. and the redskins update, straight ahead. share everything. share brotherly love. share one up's. mom ? mom ? the share everything plan. lets your family share a pool of data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. now get a lucid by lg, free. >>> welcome back out to fed ex field. i'm scott smith. there is about a minute to go, as the fans start to file out of fed ex field, mostly with smiles, except for those in blue jerseys. redskins appear heading to the playoffs. two score margin lead now. 28-18 game with about a minute to go. huge performances today, namely alfred morris, 200 yards on the ground. 3touchdowns. he is the franchise season holder for rushing ya
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from all the shootings, from virginia tech, columbine or this and pull resources together to come up with solutions based work to provide school system and work in concert with them to make the schools that much safer. we are also a democracy. country that is based upon freedom. we don't want to lock down our schools in some form that gives away that freedom. >> bret: rich, assistant director and special agent in charge of atf. rich, thank you so much be. back with you a little later. still ahead, white house reaction to today's events. an emotional reaction at that. we will continue our coverage of the deadly school shooting in connecticut. keep it here. >> our hearts are broken today. for the parents and grand parents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and the families of the adults that were lost. >> bret: welcome back to "special report" on a night of almost unimaginable sorrow for parents and others in newtown, connecticut, 65 miles from us here in new york. police say a gunman dressed in black body armor came in to the sandy hook elementary school this morning and
legally purchased. former homeland security director, virginia tech review panel member, governor tom ridge says mental illness has been ignored in all of this. he and i will be taking up those issues here tonight. speaker boehner, tax hikes for the rich and debt ceiling on the table. the president seems unimpressed, and waiting for more, perhaps, far more. we'll find out if wall street legend and american his historis impressed with the negotiations, and the shift in those negotiations and what he expects to come of it all. pulitzer prize winning journalist, judy miller and michael goodwin among the guests here tonight. jay carney said gun control is only part of the president's plan. he said it requires more than just legislation to prevent more shootings like friday's. fox news chief white house correspondent, ed henry, with our report. >> crowds in connecticut lined up for the first of 26 funerals starting with 6-year-old noah h posner, and in washington, they fell back into the ritual of vowing never again. >> twenty children who will never grow up to learn to drive or go on the
-seltzer on facebook. >>> since the massacre at virginia tech in 2007, there have been 19 of what the fbi classifies as mass shootings in the united states. what there hasn't been is what president obama is now calling for, meaningful change in the gun laws. joining me now is new york congresswoman carolyn mccarthy. congresswoman mccarthy, thank you so much. i must say when i listened to the president on friday, i believe it was, i didn't hear him talk about new laws. i heard him talk about meaningfully change. do you think, have you talked to the president, and do you think he will now push what you're wanting to do, vis-a-vis gun laws? >> well, to be very honest with you, i know that the president could be talking from the bully pulpit. certainly we can hopefully work together on passing some legislation that is certainly been introduced every year. but what the president can do is an executive order to tighten up some of the laws that are still already out there. "the new york times" released a report yesterday and this morning that basically was talking about a bill that was passed in 2008, righ
, colorado, and virginia tech, here in connecticut, these were mentally disturbed people. mentally unstable people, who slipped through the cracks. whose family, whose mental health care professionals, didn't take the steps to have them, or petition the court to have them adjudicated so they couldn't possess and have a firearm and it's not a question of the assault weapon itself or the a.r. rifle. the virginia tech shooter had a semiautomatic pistol. we've got to try to identify these people before they commit these acts. >> so clearly, it is something that there are many things that need to be addressed. i'm not understanding why people make mental health and gun control binary issues. they're not binary issues. if someone sane or not sane did not have access to these weapons, we wouldn't have these shootings. we don't have the numbers for people who are mentally ill or unstable, no different in this countries or other countries, yet, with our gun laws, with have much more proliferation of guns and these incidents are at an all-time high in this country, are much higher in this country tha
, people like these shooters in aurora, colorado, and virginia tech, here in connecticut, these were mentally disturbed people. mentally unstable people, who slipped through the cracks. whose family, whose mental health care professionals, didn't take the steps to have them, or petition the court to have them adjudicated so they couldn't possess and have a firearm and it's not a question of the assault weapon itself or the a.r. rifle. the virginia tech shooter had a semiautomatic pistol. we've got to try to identify these people before they commit these acts. >> so clearly, it is something that there are many things that need to be addressed. i'm not understanding why people make mental health and gun control binary issues. they're not binary issues. if someone sane or not sane did not have action to these weapons, we wouldn't have these shootings. we don't have the numbers for people who are mentally ill or unstable, no different in this countries or other countries, yet, with our gun laws, with have much more proliferation of guns and these incidents are at an all-time high in this
the shootings at virginia tech, in the state of virginia, that appropriated $43 million more for mental health services. the next year, they cut it by $50 million. you cannot have a system that does not treat people. you cannot have a system that does not do something about committing people for -- more easily for periods of time to be able to treat them. it does not work. on top of that, you have these incredibly for russia's weapons that were made for were times that anybody can get. >> i think all that is true. i do think the change in the commitment laws over the last 30 or 40 years has made it very difficult to compel someone to get treatment or be detained in a mental institution. these killers, is not as if there is a lack of funds for treatment. it is the lack of the ability of a parent would obviously have been a child, to go through the legal loopholes, is such that it is almost impossible. you end up with the tucson shooter who everyone spoke about. they had a sense he was psychotic. on guns, the problem is this. unless you are willing to completely disarm the population, as you do
apart. after the shootings at virginia tech, in the state of virginia they appropriated $43 million more for mental health services. the next year, thhey cut it by $50 million. you cannot have aystem thatt does not treat people. you cannot have a system that does not do something about committing people for more easily for periods of time to be able to treat them. it does not work. on top of that, you have these incredibly ferocus weapons that were made four more times ththan anybody seems to be able to get a hold of simply. >> all of that is true. i dohink the change in thee commitment laws over the last 3030, 40 years has made it very diffict to compel someone to get treatment or be detained in a mental institution. these killers, it is not as if there is a lack of funds for treatment. it is the lack of the ability of aarent's with an ill and dangerous child, to gethe help. the legal loopholes that you have to go through e such that it is almost impossible. you end up with the tucson shooter. everyone who spoke about himad a sense that he was psychotic. on guns, the problem is this. un
llaman una de las peores masacres en la historia reciente. --los nombres de columbine y virginia tech, salen a relucir. gpx --en 1999, el tiroteo de la preparatoria "columbine" dejo 13 muertos y 21 heridos., los 2 pistoleros involucrados se habrian quitado la vida. --y en 2007, el tiroteo en la universidad virginia tech dejo 33 fallecidos, incluyendo al pistolero, ademas de 23 heridos. ---mientras que en abril de este aÑo 7 personas murieron y 3 ms resultaron gravemente heridas en la universidad "oikos" en oakland cuando un hombre armado abri fuego en las instalaciones. cesar ---noticiero telemundo 48 sali a las calles del rea de la baha a preguntarle a nuestra comunidad ---qu opinan sobre esta tragedia que ha cobrado la vida de 27 personas... open mayra mayra mayra cesar gracias mayra... ---un sujeto acusado de cometer una serie de violaciones sexuales en san francisco pasara el resto de su vida en prision... take vo ---frederick dozier de 33 aÑos fue sentenciado a cadena perpetua esta maÑana... ---dozier golpeo salvajemente a sus victimas les robaba y luego las violaba... los hec
killed 32 people at virginia tech, parts of campus went through extensive renovations and gradually reopened. but sandy hook is unprecedented, because the victims were so young. >> they make sense of things differently. they might be more clingy. they might regress more, so they might start sucking their thumb, for example. >> reporter: the new campus is being outfitted with a new security system. officials promised it will be the safest school in america. a pledge parents the use to reassure their children and themselves. for "nightline," i'm juju chang in newtown, connecticut. >>> coming up next, from selling off shares to stripping shelves, how this tragedy is changing the game, at least for now, for those who make, sell, and invest in the booming business of guns. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. salads, sandwiches, and more. impact wool exports from ne
.s. history. virginia tech, the mostç]=tú deadly. adam lanza's older brother, ryan is cooperating with police. he was initially named as a suspect in had this shooting. officers telling rorl rorlt -- reporters he is not a suspect. >> some bay area schools are taking extra precautions, bringing security to campuses. this is video from sky 7 hd over lockwood elementary school. response to a shooting. making their police officers available at any school that wantedzqq2 traechl security to. officer as signed to the six campuses in the district. >> we never think of this unspeakable act of violence but it could. which is have police here in the bay area try as best they can to prepare. in case abc 7 news is live in san francisco tonight with that part of the coverage. vic? >> of course, it's been a difficult day for all12z school administrators and teachers here in san francisco. officers contacted schools in zroikts ask if they need additional help.@çaasóó] wwçó teachers here have been trained on how to address, trained teachers on how to address students when asking about these violent in
york. today, the elementary school was robbed of it and since joining colorblind and virginia tech of the grim roll call of loss. -- joining columbine and virginia tech of the grim roll- call of loss. >> what are the police saying? do we know any more about what happened? >> >> police are not saying very much, actually. they have not officially released the name of the gunmen but they have confirmed there was only one. they were arguing that there might have been a key. what we h been hearing unofficially is that he was a 20-year-old who was the son of a teacher at the school. the way he was described was completely dressed in black carrying two handguns. he stopped at the principal's office, shot the principal, scott the school psychologist, injured the vice principal and then continued on to the kindergarten class where his mother was a teacher. most of the shootings took place in two wombrooms. the children that were killed were apparently very on. we have heard that two children who were in hospitals have passed away now, so that brings the number of children killed from 18 to
's not often virginia tech football team has a forgettable season, but it was like that this year. the hokies barely won a bowl bid by winning their last two games. logan thomas and the hokies today facing rutgers in the russell athletic bowl in orlando, florida. second play from scrimmage, thomas not ready for the snap, but sails by him. he tries to track it down in the end zone but sun able to make the recovery. rutgers -- but is unable to make the recovery. rutgers does. after three quarters the mow kids had more penalty yards than total offense -- they had more penalty yards than total offense. in o.t. the hokies would convert a field goal. rutgers needs this from 41 yards to tie. it instead it goes wide right. tech rallies to defeat rutgers 13-10 in overtime. virginia tech has now won 12 straight games in the series. >>> coming up bradley beal and the wizards get some air, but is it enough to end their eight- game skid? gary might have hinted at it earlier. highlights are next. [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing chris
, columbine, virginia tech, the family of murder victims come to congress demanding a change in america's gun laws. >> my little brother was riddled with bullets. >> reporter: a litany of pain. >> i am here today wearing my son's shoes. >> reporter: almost too horrible to bear. >> they're the shoes he was wearing on april 20, 1999 when he was gunned down at columbine high school. >> reporter: one after the other. >> in memory of our 19-year-old daughter. >> reporter: dozens of relatives recited their stories. >> a.j. boyk was killed in the aurora theater shooting. >> reporter: every day in america, nearly this many families become new victims of gun violence. >> my son miraculously survived. >> reporter: andre's 8-year-old son bear was walking towards the principal's office in newtown. >> he says he saw bullets passing by. >> reporter: a teacher rescued him. >> she pulled him in her own classroom. >> reporter: now he says washington has to rescue america with sensible gun laws. >> it's not a partism issue. it's an issue of safety for our children. >> she takes him out, takes his head off befo
, are the second biggest attack on an american educational institution since virginia tech in 2007 when 32 were killed. former homicide detective, rod, what do you make of this? >> what i can tell you and the viewers is what the police are doing. what we would do if an investigation, horrific investigation like this, trying to figure out what was the motive behind this suspect's actions. why the children? that is the question. the other question as investigators, where did he get the weapons in we will find that out the next day or two. where did he get the ammunition? why did he target this school? this is a very fluid investigation and there are several agencies right new. i got off the phone with the contact in connecticut that tells me that the forensic laboratory has been called in. there are several agencies investigating this case right now and we are trying to find out why this school, why this suspect, and what the correlation is between this guy and the school. we know his mother worked at the school but what about the other people. also, whether or not there are more victims. that ha
to reload. >> lori, your daughter survived, survived virginia tech, and i love america and americans for the seven years i have lived here and i respect the second amendment. when i hear this debate, my heart sinks that there are so many people that don't see a reason to ban the high powered assault weapons. what is your view? >> i absolutely believe in banning those weapons and semi-automatic weapons. the killer at virginia tech used 30 round high capacity magazine clips on his gun and untold carnage in those classrooms, and the virginia tech families almost all of them, i speak for all of them, would like to do a better job with background checks. tom ridge served on the panel. the panel concluded at the end of their investigation that all gun sales should go through a background check. >> can you parse them out quickly to roxana. you lost your daughter. we all remember, terrible story, nine years old. what is your view? >> my view is that all military style weapons should be banned period. back ground checks for all. my husband is a gun owner. he likes to hunt. i think every weapo
at virginia tech university back in 2007. it does not seem it was that many years ago at this appoint. it seems like just yesterday. peter reed's 19-year-old daughter mary karen reed and 30 other people died in what is the nation's worst school shooting, deadliest school shooting. he joins us from our bureau in washington. thank you for joining us this morning. a horrible reason and ordeal for us to be speaking with you. we appreciate your time. you have a unique perspective we all wish no parent had. tell us a little bit if you could what the parents here in newtown may be going through. now it's really just two days after this event. >> sure. first, let me say for all the families and survivors from virginia tech, we all identify with them and pass our condolences and our love and our best wishes to them and let them know we're going to be there for them in whatever way we can. the first few days are -- let me also say that every tragedy is individual and specific, so we don't know exactly what they're going through. we have some idea what they're going through. if their experience
in aurora, colorado, and virginia tech, here in connecticut, these were mentally disturbed people, mentally unstable people who slipped through the cracks, whose family, whose mental health care professionals didn't take the steps to have them, petition the court to have them medically adjudicated so they couldn't possess and have a firearm. it's not the question of the assault rifle or the ar rifle itself. the virginia tech shooter had a semiautomatic pistol. we've got to try to identify these people before they commit these acts. >> virginia tech did not have an assault rifle. >> he had, there were guns, there was still a gun. the common link is a gun. no one is saying we shouldn't talk about mental health. someone who is crazy, i have crazy people in my family, everyone knows a crazy person. the thing that the crazy person doesn't have access to in most families is a gun. >> correct. you're absolutely correct. and that's where those families and those mental health care professionals that treated these individuals failed this country. they failed this country by not taking steps to petit
for the virginia tech rookie, best move he makes. wilson goes the distance, 97 yards for the touchdown, giants would not trail again. game tied 7-7. 3rd quarter now 28-13, manning one of his four touchdown passes, perfectly delivered to hakeem nicks, 25- yard strikes. giants roll over the saints to improve 8-5. next up a road date against the falcons. >>> an emotional game for the cowboys playing the bengals a day after the death of teammate jerry brown. we start the highlights in the 4th quarter, cowboys trail 19- 10. tony romo steps up and hits a streaking dez bryant on a slant, a 27-yard score. dallas cuts the deficit to two points. final seconds dan bryant, sets up from 40 yards out and calmly nails the game winning field goal as time expires. cowboys rally to edge the bengals 20-19. dallas like the redskins 7-6 a game behind the nfc east leading giants. >>> the bucs with the 2002 reunion of their super bowl team prior to todays game with the philadelphia eagles, four minutes to go, eagles trail 21- 10. rookie nick foles steps up and hits clay harbor. philly down five. the game's final pl
traumatiz traumatized. the virginia tech shooter murdered people, six lives were taken at a movie theater in colorado. in each case, the person showed signs of severe psychotic behavior and they were paranoid. 13 people were killed in colorado. one of the murderers was found out to be a psychopath. none of them had snapped. they had all left clues, pieced together after it was too late. we still don't know much about the shooter who lived in this home. but there is something else to consider. what medications, if any, he was on. and specifically, talking about antidepressants. if you look at the studies in other shootings like this that have happened, medications like this were a common factor. now, i want to be clear. not saying that antidepressants can't be effective. but research shows that there is a key between when somebody starts and stops, and decreased judgment and making somebody out of touch. none of this is an excuse, and it is never just one thing. none of these behaviors will fully predict or explain why. but soon again, there will be hind sight that might just help prevent
at virginia tech in blacksburg, virginia shoots and kills 32 people before killing himself. a day after that shooting another statement from the nra expressing their sadness, saying they join the entire country in "expressing deepest condolences to the families of virginia tech university." then a few days later, another nra statement, "this is not a time for political discussions or public policy debates." so not the time for policy debate, not after virginia tech either. fast-forward to january 8, 2011. jared lee loughner kills people and injured congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she was in a grocery store parking lot near tucson. a 9-year-old girl was killed that day. the nra statement that day, with the our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this senseless tragedy. we join the rest of the country in praying for the quick recovery of those injured." and then four days later, the at this point requisite follow-up statement from them. "at this time anything other than prayers for the victims and their families would be inappropriate." so still not appropriate to broach the to
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